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D-Day Beach Activity During Heavy Storm ca 07Jun44

Reel Number: 221628-14

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1944

Country: France

Location: Normandy

TC Begins: 08:09:00

TC Ends: 08:11:23

Duration: 00:02:23

D-Day Beach Activity During Heavy Storm ca 07Jun44 Destroyed large brick or stone houses. 08:09:04 Normandy Beach w/ debris & destroyed equipment & barges. 08:09:20 Soldiers on beach giving first aid to soldiers; boarding LST 51 (small landing craft) in heavy surf. Men on sinking landing craft; to shore on rope or cable. Survivors dragged onto beach; some in lifeboats. 08:10:21 Digging foxholes on shore. German prisoner (?) treated. 08:10:35 French town on fire, heavily bombed. 08:10:37 Jeeps off large LST 61; trucks pulilng artillery up road w/ locals waving, old woman throws flowers. Gives flowers to GIs walking up road who put them in their buttonholes. 1944 Normandy, France Invasion; Weather; WWII; WW2;

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